New Years Resolution

swim3My new years resolution is to swim three times a week. I first joined a swim team when I was six years old. My mom placed me in swimming because it is a sport you focus on improving yourself, and it was to help me develop social skills. When I was younger I had horrible anxiety and I was really shy. Swimming started off as just a hobby but soon became my whole life. I absolutely fell in love with swimming and couldn’t picture my life without it. I was actually really good at it, and made state multiple times. I also made my best friends in swimming, and spent everyday after school in the pool and every weekend at swim meets. Then in high school conflicts began and caused it to be not as important. But swimming made me who I am today. I started to miss swimming this year. Way too much. So I made my new years resolution to swim three times a week. It’s a good way to stay in shape, and makes me not give up on one of my passions in life.

As a leader what do you really want in 2015?
In 2015 I want to find who I really am. I am currently going in all different direction and hope to find the path I want to follow for the rest of my life. I want to find what I am truly passionate about and spend my time wisely. In 2015 I want to be me. Also I want to live by my mission statement: Live by helping others.

What do you really need in 2015?
In 2015 I really need the support of my family. Family is the most important thing to me, and as I grow as a person and wonder away from home I am losing my family more and more. I miss my family and I really need to know if they support me along my life decisions.

What will you share in 2015?
I will share my positivism with others around me. It’s important to stay positive and stress free, or else you can lose sight in what is really important. I want to share the power of positive attitude.

What will you succeed at in 2015?
I’ll succeed in being myself in 2015. I spent my life always too worried about what others think. But this year I want to improve on myself, and do things for me. I will succeed in being myself and embracing who I am. 2015 is going to be a good year for me, and I promise myself that.


Psy 100L Class Reflection

Being apart of the Leadership Advancement Scholar program you are required to take intro to psychology your first semester at Central Michigan University. I am a psychology major so either way I would be taking an intro to psychology class. Since I am a psychology major that intro class was very important to me. Since it was so important to me I was kind of disappointed with the class, I had very high expectations for the class. Since the class was made up with my whole LAS cohort I believed the class wasn’t taken as seriously. Yes I believe it is a good requirement for the scholarship, but since it was a class required a lot of people didn’t take the class or subject as seriously as I wanted. As a psychology major I would of rather been placed in a class with people as the same seriousness as me, or people that actually choose to take the intro to psychology class. I do believe a psychology class is essential to developing leadership skills, but I wasn’t happy with my own personal results for the class. Being with everyone did have its perks; such as studying together and taking quizzes together. But I don’t think the atmosphere is right for students that are actually psychology majors. Since it was a class for developing leadership skills through psychology I did like our final exam. Our final exam was to write a paper applying psychology concepts to leadership. I believed that was a positive way to apply what we learned the semester to our own leadership skills and style. Taking this class has motivated me to work harder in my psychology classes to come. My goal in life is to become a Clinical Psychologist, and to succeed in that I need to work hard in all my classes. I am a strong believer in psychological help. So many people suffer with mental health issues everyday. I want to be able to help as many people as I can daily. Being a psychology major will help me do that. I was disappointed in this intro classes, but I look forward to future classes because the subject taught to us was so interesting.